2004 Château Le Gay

2004 Château Le Gay. I drink a fair amount of inexpensive stuff these days, but with a nice piece of meat cooking I decided to get something a little more special out of the cellar and it may have been the best bottle of wine in quite some time. Juicy cherry and berry with earthy and autumnal notes and a touch of coffee. Absolute stunner that can sit for many more years. Bought this nearly ten years ago on futures. Fun memories.

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